Co-op, Cost & Weight System Engineering, Fall 2019

Location: East Hartford, Connecticut US

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Job Number: 9606

External Description:
Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01294552 Date posted 06/26/2019 City East Hartford State Connecticut Country United States

Date Posted:
2019-02-19-08:00
Country:
United States of America
Location:
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
Pratt and Whitney, a subsidiary of UTC, is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of gas turbine engines for commercial and military aircrafts. The Affordability & Mass Properties organization within Systems Engineering is responsible for assessing part cost, weight and mass properties for the entire engine as well as creating & managing strategies to reduce cost and weight of gas turbine hardware. Job Description In this co-op position, you will work with cross-functional teams including engineering component and design integration organizations, program management, supply chain management and operations. Upon completion of the assignment, you will have developed project management skills, improved communication skills, and gained an overall understanding of a gas turbine configuration and the engineering organization. This position will provide the opportunity to use Unigraphics, TeamCenter, SharePoint, cost modeling and Microsoft tools. Potential activities include:

  • Assess hardware weight, cost, life cycle cost and reduction initiatives
  • Use Cost Estimation Modeling (CEM) tools to assess & understand cost drivers
  • Assess engine weight and mass properties by part, automate mass property extraction from 3D models, and analyze weight reduction opportunities using FEM optimization tools like Altair SolidThinking.

    Education
  • Candidates should be pursuing a bachelor or master degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher from an accredited university and minimum of 30 credit hours of college coursework completed

    Experience / Qualifications
  • This posting is for a co-op position starting in May 2019 and extends through December 2019.
  • Must be available to work 40 hours a week, first shift, Monday-Friday
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Interest, experience or coursework in the area of static/dynamic systems, stress, mechanical vibrations, FEM, material properties, manufacturing, gas turbines, statistics, MATLAB, macros, Microsoft Visual Basic, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, NX, Machine shop or Computer Aided Manufacturing LAB is desirable
  • Ability to take direction, manage daily tasks and come back with solid results / solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (written & verbal), willing to reach out to subject matter experts for help Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons. All U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen

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  • Job Number: 01294552

    Community / Marketing Title: Co-op, Cost & Weight System Engineering, Fall 2019

    Location_formattedLocationLong: East Hartford, Connecticut US